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Why is Socialism still so popular?

It is 2017, 100 years since the Russian revolution. The UK general election results are in, leaving Britain with a hung parliament just days before the start of negotiations on exiting the EU. This wasn’t supposed to happen. Theresa May was supposed to increase the Tory majority, and to build a stronger mandate for Brexit…

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If you don’t like Amazon’s Tax Dodging, Vote with your Wallet

So, Amazon has decided to pay just £11.9m in tax, despite over £5bn in revenue passing through its books. How about that? Feel annoyed? Do you like Amazon’s cheap prices but dislike their tax policies? If you don’t like to support a business which extracts money from the UK economy, yet gives little back, then…

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Economics 2.0

As an economy evolves from primary industry, through labour intensive and capital intensive manufacturing, to the services sector, what comes next? What is economy? According to the OED, economy is: “The state of a country or region in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services and the supply of money” Let’s break…

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